Lauren Neal

Lauren Neal

Actor, screenwriter and director in Los Angeles, California

About Lauren

Lauren Neal is an actor and writer from Aurora, Colorado, and a recent graduate of Brown University's Department of Theatre Arts & Performance Studies.

At Brown, Lauren received the Weston Award for Excellence in Acting; her original solo shows garnered several artist's grants; and she participated in over four dozen performances and projects as a dancer, actor, writer, director, producer, designer, and/or technician.

Lauren has had lead roles in several internationally-screened short films, and she has self-produced her one-woman show "how to do thangz with wordz" for the Hollywood Fringe Festival and other Los Angeles stages. Virtually, Lauren appears in several webseries ("Words With Girls," "Swipe Click Bang," as LA Web Fest's Outstanding Guest Actor on "Those With Class"); she jests in skits and sketches from 5secondfilms and UPROXX; and she gets violent in a string of music videos with multi-platinum Island recording artist Fall Out Boy. Lauren made her TV pilot debut in FOX's unaired "Delirium," starring Emma Roberts, and she makes her indie feature acting debut in 2016 as the female lead in "The Lovely Rejects."

Independently, Lauren caught the attention of Ebony, Indiewire, and Huffington Post with "Spicy Wit," a pilot presentation for which she served as a first-time writer/director/producer. She performs live, writes, and records as her award-winning alter ego Licki Ucroj, a Nicki Minaj-inspired comedienne/rapper with an ever-expanding fan base in underground hip-hop.

Lauren currently trains at Stan Kirsch Studios and the Antaeus Theater Company Academy, and she has studied acting with Leigh Kilton-Smith & at the Warner Loughlin Studio. Lauren has also trained at Upright Citizen's Brigade LA & with the revamped National Lampoon's Lemmings Improv Ensemble.


Name: Lauren Neal

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Occupation: Actor, Screenwriter and Director

Awards

  • LA Web Fest Outstanding Guest Actor
    (2013)

Projects

  • The Lovely Rejects

    The Lovely Rejects (2016)
    Film (Crime) Actress A film about youth, uncompromising rebellion, and love, The Lovely Rejects is the story of CAT and JOSEPH, two young lovers with chronic illnesses who meet in Chemo. Tired of being in debt, and their endless struggle for health insurance and medical treatment, the two decide to go on the crime spree of their lives. Written by Anonymous

  • Swipe Click Bang

    Swipe Click Bang (2014)
    Television (Short, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actress A series about people who use "hookup" apps, and the one-night stands that follow.

  • Delirium

    Delirium (2014)
    TV Movie (Adventure, Fantasy, Romance and Sci-Fi) Actress Set in a world where love is deemed illegal and can be eradicated with a special procedure. With 95 days to go until her scheduled treatment, Lena Holoway does the unthinkable, she falls in love.

  • Fall Out Boy: The Young Blood Chronicles

    Fall Out Boy: The Young Blood Chronicles (2014)
    Video (Music) Actress The Young Blood Chronicles is a complimation of the music videos for all the songs on Fall Out Boy's post hiatus "Save Rock And Roll" album. Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Andy Hurley, and Joe Trohman are fighting to "Save Rock and Roll," from Courtney Love, who's leading a cult to "silence the music." Fall Out Boy as "The Defenders of the Faith." Big Sean as "The Herald." 2 Chainz as "The Problem Solver." Foxes as "The Death Adder." Tommy Lee as "The Prince Of Darkness." Courtney Love as "The Head B**** In Charge." Elton John as "God." Songs include- "The Phoenix" "Young Volcanoes" "Alone Together" "My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light 'Em Up)" "The Mighty Fall" "Just One Yesterday" "Where Did The Party Go" "Death Valley" "Rat-A-Tat" "Miss Missing You" "Save Rock And Roll".

  • Words with Girls

    Words with Girls (2012 - 2014)
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  • Uproxx Video

    Uproxx Video (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Actress Sketch comedy series from the creators of 5-Second Films.

  • Spicy Wit

    Spicy Wit (2013)
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  • 113 Degrees

    113 Degrees (2013)
    Film (Short, Romance and Sci-Fi) Casting department Francesca and Joe are astronauts who've become lovers. Bunkered up in their little spaceship, Earth is a distant reality: everything they want is right here. But now their mission is ending, and Joe's wife is waiting for him back home. Thinking she's going to lose him, Francesca takes desperate measures, leading to terrible and unintended consequences. Written by Anonymous

  • Adults Only

    Adults Only (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Actress Visions of a past relationship leave Matthew broken and isolated until an intimate encounter at a porn arcade opens a peephole to unexpected possibilities.

  • Machsom

    Machsom (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama and Family) Actress "Machsom", the Hebrew word for "Checkpoint", tells the story of Yaniv Greenblatt, a barely 19 Israeli soldier stationed at one of the most dangerous such checkpoints along the West Bank. He would like to be a pacifist and struggles to be fair to the Palestinians, but has to contend with the prying eyes of his superiors. The problems Yaniv faces at home are no easier. His mother is a wheelchair bound hard-right-winger due to the same terrorist attack that killed her husband. The story centers on Yaniv's relationship with his younger brother, Avi, who attends one of the few mixed Jewish-Arab schools in Israel, and builds towards an incident at the checkpoint that challenges all involved to reconsider their previous resolve. Written by Anonymous

  • Genesis: Cain & Abel

    Genesis: Cain & Abel (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actress Add a Plot »

  • Those with Class

    Those with Class (2012)
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  • Note to Self

    Note to Self (2012)
    Film (Comedy, Drama, Romance and Sport) Actress Curtis King, a handsome and popular student athlete, may know his way around the basketball court, but his heart still needs a game plan. When he decides to keep a journal to give his life a new direction, the path leads him straight to the love he needed most. Written by Anonymous

  • Miss Ashley

    Miss Ashley (2012)
    Film (Short and Romance) Actress Add a Plot »

  • The Folded Mirror

    The Folded Mirror (2012)
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  • Acting Like Adults

    Acting Like Adults (2012)
    Film (Drama) Casting department A young couple join a Los Angeles scavenger hunt in an effort to win the grand prize - a diamond engagement ring.

  • Dog Meet Goose

    Dog Meet Goose (2012)
    Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Casting department Add a Plot »

  • The Voice

    The Voice (2012)
    Television (Game-Show, Music and Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew Four famous musicians search for the best voices in America and will mentor these singers to become artists. America will decide which singer will be worthy of the grand prize.

  • Look Again

    Look Again (2011)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actress When Fiona wakes up in the hospital, unaware of the events that had transpired and resulted in her being hospitalized, she feels abandoned by her family and all around her. She lashes out at Anna who is forced to reveal the horrifying truth. Written by Wanjiru Njendu

Education

  • Stan Kirsch Studios
    (2015-2016)

  • Antaeus Theater Company Academy
    (2014-2016)

  • Leigh Kilton-Smith
    (2014-2015)

  • Upright Citizen's Brigade
    (2014)

  • National Lampoon's Lemmings
    (2014)

  • Warner Loughlin Studio
    (2014)

  • Killian's Commercial Workshop
    (2011)

  • Brown University (Providence, RI)

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